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ACLU: Court Rules Alaska Witness Signature Requirement for Absentee Ballots is Unconstitutional During COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 06, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The American Civil Liberties Union, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S., issued the following news release:

An Alaska court has ruled that the witness requirement for absentee ballots is unconstitutional during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parties in this case are working now to determine how the Election Division can alert voters about any subsequent changes.

The lawsuit was filed by...